- Ernst T.A. Hoffmann [formerly E.T.W. Hoffmann] (1776-1822)
- "The Cremona violin"
[F] (c. 1817)
- from Weird Tales (1885), translated by J.T. Bealby.
- Mme. (Helena Petrovna) Blavatsky (1831-1891)
- "The ensouled violin"
- originally from Nightmare Tales (1892);
this is an enlarged version of the 1880 story of the same name
written in collaboration with Master Hillmarion.